|What Is Cloth? - Coronet|
A mother explains to her daughter the differences between various kinds of cloth, using simple home tests. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: avgeeks; home economics; sewing; fiber
|Recovery In New Jersey Circa 1937 - Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration|
On WPA projects in New Jersey. Reel 1, the Dana mansion in the Palisades Interstate Park is dismantled. In Roosevelt Park, ditches are dug and pipe laid for a water system and a hospital is under construction. Reel 2, women stitch garments at a sewing center. A road is dynamited and rock removed in the Palisades Park. The Ringling mansion is dismantled. Water pipe is laid in Greenbrook Park. A concrete culvert is erected at Englewood.National Archives Identifier: 12364Local Identifier: 69.50* Cr...
Keywords: Building; Buildings; Motion pictures; New Jersey; Palisades Park (N.J.); Sewage; Sewing; Water-supply; Living New Deal
|A Better Ohio 1937 - Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration|
On Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in Ohio. Shows airports at Cleveland and Dayton under construction, remodeled orphanage buildings in Defiance, and dairy farm scenes. Flood waters rage in 1936. WPA units construct flood-control dam and levees. Naval reservists train in the Toledo Naval Armory. County roads are graded and resurfaced. Consolidated schools, served by buses, replace one-room schoolhouses...
Keywords: Airports; Armed forces officers; Dairying; Flood control; Floods; Highway construction; Military bases; Motion pictures; Nursery schools; Ohio; Schools; Sewing; Toledo (Ohio); Living New Deal
|A Better West Virginia 1937 - Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration|
On Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in West Virginia. The Tri-County Airport at Clarksburg is graded. Streets in Morgantown are repaired. Shows remodeled buildings at Marshall College in Huntington, WPA sewing room activities, and nursery school scenes. County roads are graded and resurfaced near Helvetia. Shows mountain scenes, a fish hatchery at Ridge, and a new bridge at Charleston. Flood waters rage in 1936...
Keywords: Agriculture; Cooperative; Airports; Bridges; Fishes; Flood control; Floods; Highway construction; Motion pictures; Mountains; Nursery schools; Orphanages; Sewing; West Virginia; Living New Deal
|A Better New York State 1937 - Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration|
On Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in New York. Shows a reservoir at Albany under construction. Garments for relief families are made in WPA sewing rooms. A marionette show is presented at a Buffalo school. Shows scenes at the West Point Military Academy and the Palisades Interstate Park. Dramatizes the part played by WPA crime laboratory technicians in capturing a safecracker. Shows views of restored Fort Niagara...
Keywords: Criminal investigation; Department of Defense. Department of the Army. U.S. Military Academy. (09/18/1947 - ); Highway construction; Military bases; Motion pictures; Mountains; New York; Palisades Park (N.J.); Sewing; Living New Deal